17 Aug 2017

Geneva airport: Bankrupt Air Berlin must pre-pay landing fees

Geneva airport: Bankrupt Air Berlin must pre-pay landing fees Air Berlin aircraft planning to land at Geneva’s airport will have to pay #landing fees in advance now that the German airline has entered insolvency, Swiss officials say. The company will have to make a payment of 500 francs (514 dollars)

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16 Aug 2017

Air Berlin files for insolvency after Etihad withdraws support

Air Berlin files for insolvency after Etihad withdraws support Air Berlin, Germany’s second biggest airline, filed for #insolvency on Tuesday after its main shareholder, Abu Dhabi-based #Etihad Airways, withdrew financial aid for the loss-making carrier. The move by the struggling airline forced the German government to step in to provide

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16 Aug 2017

PAL Holdings dives to loss in H1

PAL Holdings dives to loss in H1 The parent firm of flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) reported a net loss in the first half amid higher expenses and fuel costs. In a report to the Philippine Stock Exchange #PAL Holdings Inc. reported a net loss of P1.66 billion from January

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16 Aug 2017

Doctor Saves Woman Who Reportedly Overdosed During Spirit Airlines Flight

Doctor Saves Woman Who Reportedly Overdosed During Spirit Airlines Flight A local doctor was credited with saving a life this week after he helped a woman who is believed to have overdosed Friday on a Minneapolis-bound Spirit Airlines flight from Boston. Dr. Anil Punjabi, a Boston cardiologist, and a number

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16 Aug 2017

airBaltic to launch new flights to Malaga, Lisbon, Split, Bordeaux and Gdansk for 2018 summer season

airBaltic to launch new flights to Malaga, Lisbon, Split, Bordeaux and Gdansk for 2018 summer season Latvian national airline airBaltic has announced its first destinations for the summer season of 2018, starting on March 27, 2018, LETA was informed by the airline. The airline has added five new destinations for

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16 Aug 2017

Passengers Compete In ‘Toilet Paper Race’ Aboard Southwest Flight [Video]

Passengers Compete In ‘Toilet Paper Race’ Aboard Southwest Flight [Video] Passengers aboard a recent Southwest Airlines flight competed in a “toilet paper race” orchestrated by flight attendants for the airline. The competition — which pitted the aisles against each other for a chance to be the first to deplane —

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15 Aug 2017

Spirit Airlines Unionized Pilots to Vote on Possible Strike

Spirit Airlines Unionized Pilots to Vote on Possible Strike Unionized pilots at Spirit Airlines are gearing up for a key vote starting Aug. 21 that could pave the way for them to strike if contract negotiations with the low-cost carrier hit an impasse. Leaders of Spirit’s pilot group announced Monday

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15 Aug 2017

Amazing Customer Experience, Southwest Did It Again

Amazing Customer Experience, Southwest Did It Again Upon flying home from Nashville to Pittsburgh on a rerouted Southwest Airlines flight, Stacy Hurt learned her suitcase was misplaced in transit. To top it all off, the bag contained essential items for her 9 a.m. chemotherapy appointment the next day. Hurt, who

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15 Aug 2017

China Eastern Rejects Allegations of Insulting Passenger at Shanghai Airport

China Eastern Rejects Allegations of Insulting Passenger at Shanghai Airport #China Eastern Airlines on Saturday denied the alleged insult of an Indian at Shanghai Pudong International Airport reported by an Indian news outlet. In a statement, the company said that after checking related materials and the airport CCTV footage, it

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14 Aug 2017

Spirit Airlines Sued After 90-Year-Old Baggage Handler Dies

Spirit Airlines Sued After 90-Year-Old Baggage Handler Dies Following the death of a longtime Spirit Airlines #baggage handler, his widow is suing the airline over his injury. Nazem Amine was 88 years old when he suffered a hernia in 2015 after lifting 500 pieces of luggage in a single shift.

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